Mac Version of SPORE Causing Another Fiasco?

Mac PC game SPORE

A week ago, we reported that some Mac users were having a tough time playing EA‘s new game SPORE. Some people even reported problems at Apple Discussions as early as September 8, one day after the game was first released. The game doesn’t launch itself at all for some users. Many users have reported that the game will run for a few days and then now produce debugging errors.

Mac PC game SPORE
Screenshot 01 – Source: Apple Discussions
Mac PC game SPORE
Screenshot 02 – Source: Apple Discussions
Mac PC game SPORE
Screenshot 03 – Source: Apple Discussions

Fortunately, EA issued a game patch in September 18 for PC users. And the Mac patch was released a few days ago, accordingly. (See Screenshot 01.) That indicates that this debugging problem wasn’t specific to the Mac platform. According to SPORE official website, Mac users will get the patch automatically by just launching the game. (See Screenshot 02.) The problem is finally solved, huh? Well… Some Mac users may disagree.  Continue reading